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‘Freak accident’: lions that killed tracker behaved ‘abnormally’

Malibongwe Mfila was experienced and respected. He couldn’t have known of the unusual circumstances: lodge owner

14 March 2021 - 16:00 By shonisani tshikalange

There was no way wildlife tracker Malibongwe Mfila, 27, who was mauled to death by two lions at a luxury Limpopo lodge at the weekend, could have known the predators were weak and hungry after being kicked out of their pride in abnormal behaviour for big cats. ..

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